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NREL: News Feature - NREL Science Crucial to Success of New Biofuels Plants

NREL Science Crucial to Success of New Biofuels Plants February 23, 2015 Enlarge image NREL Biochemical Conversion Manager Rick Elander toured NREL's Biorefinery Research Facility last year with Reuben Sarkar, a deputy assistant secretary for the Energy Department, who oversees sustainable transportation. Here, they are examining a bin filled with cellulosic ethanol, the raw material of a biofuel that would be cleaner than gasoline. Photo by Dennis Schroeder The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) played crucial roles in the technology that has led companies DuPont, POET, and Abengoa to open commercial-scale facilities to turn biomass into clean transportation fuels. Combined, the three facilities are a huge step toward meeting the Department's goals of producing clean energy from the non-food parts of plants, creating good American jobs, mitiga...

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